5 Lesser-Known Vacation Spots for the Gambler

 Paul Greenhalgh   General   27 June, 2014

When you think of gambling, your mind might automatically wander to Las Vegas. After all, it is the most popular gambling city in the world. However, in this day and age there are many other cities that provide a great gambling atmosphere in lesser-known locations. In fact, you could find yourself in amazing places around the world just by opening your mind a little to going to other gambling hotspots besides Las Vegas. Here are five lesser-known vacation spots for the gambler.


Macau is becoming quite the locale for gamblers all over the world. This is an administrative region of China and contains over 30 casinos already, including two of the largest in the world. Similar to Las Vegas, Macau has loads of other entertainment options such as live shows and excellent cuisine. If you want to gamble in an exotic location that offers just as much sites to see as Las Vegas, Macau is a good choice.

Atlantic City

Although Atlantic City has calmed down in the past few years, they still are considered one of the best places to gamble in the world. Atlantic City contains plenty of huge casinos and great hotels, including the Borgata and the Caesars Atlantic City. Those that visit Atlantic City can enjoy a nice climate and a great boardwalk. There is also boundless shopping to be had in Atlantic City. Gambling in this city can be a fun and exciting event for the whole family with plenty of entertainment options.


London is one of the UK's and the World's many wonders. Although it may not be thought of as a gambling destination, it is just that for many people. The city that contains the famous Buckingham Palace and Big Ben also contains over 25 casinos. London is a very unique place to gamble in as it has some of the most ritzy and lavish casinos in the world. For example, the Ritz, Les Ambassadeurs Club and the Clermont Club are a few of the world's most luxurious and exclusive casinos. Obtaining a membership to one of these establishments is well worth the cost and effort, as you will be treated like royalty. However, if you do not want to gain access to an exclusive casino, there are plenty of gambling establishments in London that are fully accessible to everyone.

Nassau, Bahamas

If you want a vacation spot that offers both magical scenery and great gambling spots then the Bahamas may be the perfect place for you. Nassau will offer you an amazing view of the Caribbean Sea. The Atlantis is one of many casinos located in Nassau, which offers a great gambling experience. There is also fun dance clubs and great cultural architecture to look at. Even if you are not an avid gambler, going to Nassau simply to enjoy the golf courses and beaches is enjoyable enough.

Newcastle, UK

If you are looking for a quieter location to fulfill your gambling desires then venturing to Newcastle may be perfect for you. Going to a Newcastle casino will expose you to a great variety of classic as well as electronic gambling games. You will have your pick from Blackjack to electronic bingo, and so there'll never be a dull moment at Newcastle. However, the entertainment and fun does not stop at gambling. You can dance the night away to live music or watch a show on a performance stage by national bands as well as local talent. You also have plenty of dining options in Newcastle, from fine dining to a casual pizzeria. Your whole family will be satisfied by a quick get away to the extremely accessible city of Newcastle.

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